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My daughter and son-in-law are Ohio State grads. I saw this peg board at Lowes and thought that it would be great for his fledgling workshop. I made a frame out of 1/2 pine with the top ripped for a french cleat. The trim is outside corner molding. It took longer to paint the frame than to make it. I’d bet that other college logos are available in different parts of the country.

-- Jim Westbrooks

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#1 posted 11-17-2008 03:18 AM

Looks great, did they have any with a Nittany Lion on it? I may have to modify my walls.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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#2 posted 11-17-2008 03:50 AM

Looks Good but…....GO BLUE!!!!!

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#3 posted 11-17-2008 04:31 AM

OH….IO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Nice gift to the grads…Blkcherry

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#4 posted 11-17-2008 05:21 AM

”I’d bet that other college logos are available in different parts of the country.”

Hi Jim, does this mean that you bought the logo, like a big sticker? Or did you paint it?

Nice looking project,


-- "Skol, Vikings"

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#5 posted 11-17-2008 09:53 AM

yeah, they are all regional or state

-- - more crap coming soon!

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#6 posted 11-17-2008 03:59 PM

I thought it was an Ohio State sign that just happened to be made of pegboard so you could easily cover the logo with the flag of whichever team beat them each week. <eg>

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#7 posted 11-17-2008 04:08 PM

Looks Good…....but would look better purple and gold.

-- ericandcandi in Louisiana- Home of the "LSU Tigers"

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#8 posted 11-18-2008 11:25 PM

I got the pegboard at Lowes. It was already painted gray with the red logo.

-- Jim Westbrooks

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#9 posted 04-08-2009 03:03 AM

Go Bucks!

-- Mike - Columbus, Ohio

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